Author Archives: Emily Haydel

Sochi recap: Men’s freestyle skiing, halfpipe

As the snow piled on the halfpipe and messed with a number of freestyle skiers performances, 23-year-old David Wise for Team USA wiped out the competition for his first gold medal in the first historical Olympic event for men’s freestyle &helli...

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Sochi recap: Figure skating, mixed ice dance-short dance

Meryl Davis and Charlie White for Team USA stole the show once again by breaking a new world record and claiming first place for the qualifying round. Date: 16-Feb Sport: Figure Skating Event: Mixed Ice Dance-Short Dance How U.S fared: … Conti...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, Men’s slopestyle

Team USA sweeps all possible medals in the first men’s freestyle skiing finals. Date: 13-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Men’s slopestyle Medalists: Joss Christensen (USA), Gus Kenworthy (USA), Nicholas Goepper (USA) SportsMyriad proje...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s halfpipe

Shaun White falls short of becoming first man to win three Olympic gold medals in a row. Swiss rider Iouri Podlatchikov takes gold. Date: 11-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s halfpipe Medalists: Iouri Podladtchikov (Switzerland), Ayumu Hiran...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s slopestyle finals

In the women’s slopestyle final, Jamie Anderson for Team USA brought in a gold medal in front of Enni Rukajarvi for Finland and Jenny Jones for Great Britain, respectively. Date: 9-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Women’s slopestyle finals ...

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Sochi recap: Figure skating, team event, Day 1

For the first time ever trying out the team figure skating in the Winter Olympics, Russian Federation, Canada, China and Japan hold the top four places needed to advance, respectively, while the USA trails in a tie for fifth. Date: … Continue ...

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SportsMyriad Sochi crew: Emily Haydel

My name is Emily Haydel. I’m originally from Atlanta, GA, but I’m currently a freshman at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor looking to major in Sports Management and minor in Spanish. I currently work with the school’s televis...

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